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Gentle Shepherd Blog

Balance exercises to prevent falls

If remaining independent is a goal for your older relative, bringing some balance to his or her life is essential—balance […]

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Update on preparation for Hurricane Florence

Gentle Shepherd is still following the progression of Hurricane Florence and continue to prepare to meet any patient needs that […]

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Preparation Underway for Hurricane Florence

The National Hurricane Center is advising the mid-Atlantic region to monitor the progress of Florence.  Gentle Shepherd Hospice leadership met […]

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Reducing the risk of falling

Has your mother fallen recently? She’s not alone! One out of four adults 65 and over experiences a fall each […]

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Opioid addiction and serious illness

Morphine, hydrocodone, fentanyl . . . with the opioid crisis in our country, it can be scary to hear that […]

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Is it Alzheimer’s?

When your father struggles to remember a grandchild’s name, should you be concerned? Older adults typically have some memory loss. […]

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In Our Words: Finding Root

by Kim C. Eckenroth MS, APRN, FNP-C Vice President for Patient Care Services   The LORD is my rock, my […]

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In Our Words — God Had Plans for Me

By Denise Smith, Gentle Shepherd Hospice Services Representative I came to Gentle Shepherd Hospice at a time in my nursing […]

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A Matter of Perspective

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Menagerie of Life

by Kim Eckenroth Vice President of Patient Care Services, Gentle Shepherd Hospice   Meet Lillian and Lilly… the “Lucky Ducks” […]

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